• Born date: 1955-04-23
  • Born in: n.a.
Paul J. McAuley

Paul J. McAuley (born 23 April 1955) is a British botanist and award-winning author.A biologist by training, UK science fiction author McAuley writes mostly hard science fiction, dealing with themes such as biotechnology, alternate history/alternate reality, and space travel. McAuley began with far-future space opera Four Hundred Billion Stars, its sequel Eternal Light, and the planetary-colony adventure Of the Fall.